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    ‘We Would Have Been Frozen’: People of Frigid Ukrainian Town Thank Russia for Gas Supply
    Jan05

    ‘We Would Have Been Frozen’: People of Frigid Ukrainian Town Thank Russia for Gas Supply

    TEHRAN (FNA)- People in a freezing town in southern Ukraine have thanked Russia and President Putin for restoring gas supplies on Monday evening. The town’s residents, who have been without gas for several days, pleaded for Russian help during a bitter cold spell. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Dutch expert says vindicated by probe into MH17 photos
    Jan05

    Dutch expert says vindicated by probe into MH17 photos

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch forensics expert who worked on the MH17 air disaster demanded a ministerial apology Tuesday saying a police probe has cleared him of any wrong-doing in showing medical students photos of the dead. University professor George Maat was reportedly fired from the Dutch national forensics team after he gave a lecture in Maastricht...

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack (AFP)
    Jan05

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A power failure that plunged parts of western Ukraine into the dark last month was caused by a cyberattack, IT experts said Tuesday, and one source called it a world first. …read more Source: The West...

    Global economy: Four geopolitical risks
    Jan05

    Global economy: Four geopolitical risks

    Widespread theft of technology from US companies led to a recent agreement between China and the US that neither government will assist in stealing technology to benefit its country’s firms The end of the year is a good time to consider the risks that lie ahead of us. There are of course important economic risks, including the mispricing of...

    MKs step up efforts to make sure French immigrants’ degrees are recognized
    Jan05

    MKs step up efforts to make sure French immigrants’ degrees are recognized

    In the last three years, 1,594 medical professionals moved to Israel, mostly from Russia, Ukraine, US and France. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    New Navy leader: Nukes ‘foundational to our survival’
    Jan05

    New Navy leader: Nukes ‘foundational to our survival’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In his blueprint for a stronger Navy, the sea service’s new top boss, Adm. John M. Richardson, is blunt about what he thinks matters most: nuclear punch. Battling terrorists is today’s problem, but in looking toward a farther horizon, Richardson wants a Navy built to counter unpredictable future threats from other...

    Cola Wars: Coke Stirs Outrage With Map Showing Crimea As Russian
    Jan05

    Cola Wars: Coke Stirs Outrage With Map Showing Crimea As Russian

    Coca-Cola Russia, the affiliate for the global beverage giant whose iconic advertising campaign once tried to make drinking soda synonymous with global harmony, has found a new way to do just the opposite after wading into the geopolitical standoff over Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Russian Strategy Document Calls NATO a ‘Threat’
    Jan05

    New Russian Strategy Document Calls NATO a ‘Threat’

    On December 31, President Vladimir Putin signed off on a new national security strategy for Russia that unequivocally identifies NATO as a threat. The new strategy, observers say, reflects the recent deterioration in relations between Russia and the West, following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in eastern...

    US-Asean summit set for February in California
    Jan05

    US-Asean summit set for February in California

    WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama will host leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Rancho Mirage, California on February 15 and 16, the White House said Wednesday. Obama’s office dubbed the meeting, the first hosted by a US president with the 10 Asean leaders, “unprecedented” and said it would...

    Airline ‘bans checked bags on flights’
    Jan05

    Airline ‘bans checked bags on flights’

    Malaysia Airlines temporarily banned checked-in baggage on its flights from Kuala Lumpur to Europe due to strong headwinds. ||| Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia Airlines on Tuesday temporarily banned checked-in baggage and limited the weight of cabin bags on its flights from Kuala Lumpur to Europe due to strong headwinds.Starting late Tuesday...